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03/17/19 8:00 pm
"Make your fold with the sheep; flee from the wolves: depart not from the Church," Cyril admonished catechumens surrounded by heresy. These ...Read More
03/16/19 8:00 pm
St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world's most popular saints. He was born in Roman Britain and when he was fourteen or so, he was captured by ...Read More
03/15/19 8:00 pm
Abbot and Irish missionary. An Irish prince, Abban was the son of King Cormac of Leinster. He is listed as the nephew of St. Ibar. Abban founded many ...Read More
03/18/19 12:40 pm
'The only free person among us'
The post Niger: Six Months of Silence for Kidnapped Missionary Fr. Maccalli appeared first on ZENIT - English.Read More
03/18/19 12:37 pm
Who Tendered His Resignation to Him
The post France: Pope Francis Receives Cardinal Barbarin appeared first on ZENIT - English.Read More
03/18/19 11:41 am
Rev. Fidelis B. Layog, Currently Parish Priest of the Our Lady of Purification Parish
The post Philippines: Pope Names New Auxiliary Bishop for Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan appeared first on ZENIT - English.Read More
03/18/19 3:30 pm
IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican MediaBy Junno Arocho EstevesVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 people dead and dozens wounded in one of the worst mass shootings in the country's history.
"I am close to our Muslim brothers and sisters and their entire community. I renew my invitation to unite with them in prayer and gestures of peace to counter hatred and violence," the pope said March 17 during his Sunday Angelus address.Read More
03/18/19 3:15 pm
IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican MediaBy Cindy WoodenVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As the process to implement a peace accord in South Sudan continues, Pope Francis met March 16 with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and expressed the hope that, finally, he would be able to visit the country.
During the meeting in the papal library, the Vatican said, the pope and president discussed "matters regarding the implementation of the agreement recently reached by various political actors with a view to a definitive solution to the conflicts, the return of refugees and displaced persons, and the integral development of the country."Read More
03/15/19 8:43 pm
IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul HaringBy Carol GlatzVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- For the first time in 300 years, the marble steps of the Holy Stairs will be free from the thick wooden panels installed in 1723 to protect the stairs and left uncovered for the public.
For at least 40 days, people will be able to touch and climb the bare stones that, according to tradition, are the ones Jesus climbed when Pontius Pilate brought him before the crowd and handed him over to be crucified.Read More